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Breast Cancer Screening: The First Step Starts with You

Breast Cancer Screening: The First Step Starts with You

Breast cancer affects one in every eight women. It is the most common female cancer in the United States, and despite decreasing mortality it remains the second leading cause of cancer death among American women.

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An effective treatment for breast cancer survivors suffering from vulvovaginal atrophy dyspareunia

An effective treatment for breast cancer survivors suffering from vulvovaginal atrophy dyspareunia

If you are a breast cancer survivor suffering from vulvovaginal atrophy dyspareunia (painful sex) and have a severe contraindication to hormonal therapy or are concerned about the side-effects of using local estrogen therapy, lubricants, or moisturizing agents, there is a better way!

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Good news about the use of a Fractional CO2 Laser for the treatment of lichen sclerosus!

Good news about the use of a Fractional CO2 Laser for the treatment of lichen sclerosus!

The symptoms of lichen sclerosus are irritation, dryness, intense itching and tearing of the vulvar skin.  The patient may also experience scar and adhesion formation, secondary ulcerations and white blanching of the tissue.

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Now Offering Tricefy Ultrasound Image Sharing Services

Now Offering Tricefy Ultrasound Image Sharing Services

Peninsula Women’s Care is pleased to offer you a new service that sends your ultrasound images direct to your cell phone or email.

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The Pee-Pee Monster Challenge

The Pee-Pee Monster Challenge

This is the first in a series of tips to help with controlling the challenges of staying dry and in control of the Pee-Pee Monster!

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After Hours Contact

After Hours Contact

If you have any concerns after hours do not hesitate to call us at 757-595-9905

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Permanent Sterilization

Permanent Sterilization

When you are sure your family is complete you may wish to discuss permanent sterilization with your medical provider. Permanent sterilization cannot be reversed and does not prevent HIV or STDs.

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Treatment of Gynecologic Issues

Treatment of Gynecologic Issues

Some gynecologic issues that should be addressed as soon as possible.

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Annual Pelvic and Breast Exam/Well Woman Exam

Annual Pelvic and Breast Exam/Well Woman Exam

We recommend a complete gynecologic exam every year to maintain good health and treat any issues.

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Infertility Treatment

Infertility Treatment

Infertility means not being able to get pregnant despite having frequent, unprotected sex for at least six months to a year. About 10 to 15 percent of couples are infertile.

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Pre-Conception Counseling

Pre-Conception Counseling

Having a child will change your life. It is also a major medical concern. You’ll require specialized care to ensure that you and your baby remain as healthy as possible.

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Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding

Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding

The normal length of a woman’s menstrual cycle is approximately 5 days and occurs every 28 to 35 days.

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Mammogram & Bone Density Scans

Mammogram & Bone Density Scans

Mid-Atlantic Imaging Center, an affiliated provider group, has five locations that offer mammography and bone density scans.

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Vaginal Infections

Vaginal Infections

Disorders of the vagina may be caused by infections, inflammation or normal changes.

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Birth Control/Contraception

Birth Control/Contraception

A number of different birth control methods are available. Your medical provider will examine you and recommend those that meet your needs.

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STDs (Sexually transmitted diseases)

STDs (Sexually transmitted diseases)

Sometimes sexually transmitted diseases or STD’s may cause vaginal or cervical infections. A special culture or test must be done to diagnosis these types of infections.

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Breast Health

Breast Health

An annual clinical breast exam is part of an annual well women exam. We recommend an annual screening mammogram starting at age 40 to 45.

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Menstrual Irregularities

Menstrual Irregularities

There are many reasons why you may experience irregular menstrual bleeding. Most menstrual cycles last from 28-35 days with bleeding lasting about 5 days.

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Menopause Management

Menopause Management

Menopause is defined as occurring 12 months after your last menstrual period and marks the end of menstrual cycles.

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Adolescent Health

Adolescent Health

Gynecological exams are not needed until age 21 unless you have ever been sexually active or are having problems with your menstrual cycle, vaginal discharge or breast abnormalities.

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Women OBGYN near me?

Women OBGYN near me?

If you have asked yourself this question and live in the Hampton Roads area, better yet, if you live in Newport News, Hampton, York County, Poquoson, or Williamsburg look no further!   

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Gynecologic Procedures & Surgeries

Gynecologic Procedures & Surgeries

Here is a list of Gynecologic procedures and surgeries that we offer at Peninsula Women's Care.

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